BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - LSU’s newly hired athletic director, Scott Woodward, will be paid a base salary of $525,000 per year, according to his contract.
Woodward was hired after Joe Alleva stepped down on April 17. He will officially start May 6 and will report directly to President F. King Alexander. His contract is valid through April 30, 2025.
The contract says Woodward’s salary will go up to $575,000 for the 2019-20 school year and will increase each year until he’s making nearly $1 million per year by 2025.
Woodward was also given a $250,000 relocation/signing bonus.
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